Migrant pushbacks illegitimate says Rome court - The Libyan Report

Migrant pushbacks illegitimate says Rome court

Migrant pushbacks illegitimate says Rome court 14 Eritreans have right to entry, asylum requests, compensation

(ANSAmed) - ROME, DECEMBER 3 - Rome's civil court on Tuesday recognised the right of 14 Eritreans who were pushed back to Libya to enter Italy and apply for international protection.

The 14 are also entitled to compensation, the court ruled.

The sentence was announced by Amnesty International which along with immigration rights group ASGI brought the suit against the pushback, which occurred in July 2009.(ANSAmed).

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